American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Pakistan, Diran, Ascent and Attempts

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  • Publication Year: 1995

Diran, Ascent and Attempts. Diran (7257 meters, 23,810 feet) was attempted by six expeditions in 1994. All, except for an expedition of 10 Koreans led by Mun Hwan-Choi, failed to reach the summit. These included 8 Swiss led by Martin Bernhard Fischer, 6 Japanese led by Hideki Nakayama, 8 Japanese led by Osami Kunii, 8 Canadians led by Barry Blanchard and 8 Spaniards led by Jaime Alonso. The Spanish Catalans reached 5400 meters on the north ridge.

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